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COVID-19 positive patient is a military officer who returned from India—Akeredolu

The Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has said that the first positive case of coronavirus in the state is a military officer who is a returnee from India. Disclosing this further in his twitter...

Tension in Kwara as UK returnee reportedly killed by COVID-19 virus

The death of a Chartered Accountant, Alhaji Jimoh Muideen, on Thursday night in University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITHC) who just returned from the United Kingdom where he had gone to attend the graduation...

BREAKING: Ondo records first confirmed case of COVID-19

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says today on his verified Twitter handle that “We have just received confirmation of our first positive #COVIDー19 case in Ondo State this evening. The infected person is...

Nigeria’s Response To Covid 19 Is Impressive – UN Chief

The United Nations has praised Nigeria for it’s handling of the Coronavirus pandemic. Nigeria, Africa’s most populated country with an estimated 200 million inhabitants, currently has 190 cases of COVID-19 but has managed to keep...

Panic As Coronavirus Suspect Dies In Omole, Lagos

File photo A patient who was suspected to have contracted coronavirus has died in Omole, Lagos causing panic in the area. Residents of Omole Estate, Phase II, Lagos are now in perpetual fear following the death...

Coronavirus: FG to evacuate Nigerians abroad.

The federal government has begun moves to bring back Nigerians who are stranded abroad amid the coronavirus pandemic. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), asked those willing to return to notify the Nigerian...

Bill Withers: Lean On Me and Ain’t No Sunshine crooner dies at 81

Bill Withers Soul singer Bill Withers, famous for a number of timeless classics such as Lean On Me and Ain’t No Sunshine, has died aged 81. The three-time Grammy winner, who withdrew from making music in...

Eti-Osa, Ikeja, Lagos Mainland LGs hit the hardest by COVID-19 virus

The Lagos State Government has released the list of hotspots with the highest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state. State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi released the statistics while providing updates on...

COVID-19: 23 persons placed on supervised isolation in Benue ― Health Comm

The Secretary of Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19 and Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr Sunday Ongbabo, says 23 persons who allegedly had close contact with the Benue index case have been...

Exco members in Benue donate salaries to fight Covid 19 .

The Benue State Executive Council has resolved that each member should donate N100,000 every month to the fight against Coronavirus in the state. By this decision, the 28-member Executive Council will be contributing N2.8 million...

Lockdown: Don’t harm Nigerians, Buhari tells security agencies

President Buhari has urged security agencies to deploy tact while enforcing the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory. Buhari had, on March 29, ordered the lockdown in the three locations for an...

NCDC Confirms Additional Coronavirus Testing Laboratories

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that Nigeria now has eight laboratories to conduct sample tests for the Coronavirus disease. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known during the...

Covid 19 :Alex Addingi ,Amokachi donate to FG on behalf of Silk Road Restaurant...

The Vice Chairman Of Silk road restaurant Mr Alex Addingi along with Daniel Amokachi the brand ambassador today made some presentations to the Federation Government to support the fight against Covid 19. As part of...

Covid-19: Lagos govt confirms seven new cases, 19 recoveries

The Lagos State government has confirmed seven new cases of Coronavirus in the state. Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr. Akin Abayomi made the disclosure via his verified Twitter handle, on Thursday. Abayomi also disclosed...

COVID-19: US records 1,169 deaths in 24 hours — highest single-day toll globally

The United States has recorded 1,169 deaths from COVID-19 in 24 hours, the highest single-day toll from the disease so far in any country. Data from the John Hopkins University shows a total of 5,926...

Buhari’s aide, Ahmad reveals Kyari’s whereabouts, updates on his health

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, on Friday disclosed that the President’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari was responding to treatment. Ahmad stated this while dismissing insinuations that Kyari was dead. Kyari,...

Anyone who assaults, arrests a pastor during COVID-19 pandemic is in danger – Oyakhilome

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, founder, Christ Embassy has warned that anyone who arrested a pastor in this Coronavirus period is in danger. He was speaking on reports that some pastors were arrested by government officials in...

Osun records six fresh cases of coronavirus

Six new cases of coronavirus has been recorded in Osun state, bringing the number of patients in the state to 20. Rafiu Isamotu, commissioner for health, broke the news on Thursday. He said all the 127 Ivory...

I never had N30 billion – Davido

Renowned Nigerian entertainer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has told his followers that he never had N30 billion. The ‘If’ singer also told them that he has no money to do ‘giveaway’ amid the...

Rivers Covid-19 index case was rejected at UniPort Teaching Hospital – Family Doctor

A Clinical Immunologist, Dr. Cyril Ekhayemhe, has offered more details about the index case of Coronavirus in Rivers state. The Doctor, who is the Family physician of the index case, said contrary to reports, the...